Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
Welcome to the Southwestern College Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa, the district’s state-of-the-art facility which opened in August 2007 and which has the capacity to serve up to 5,000 students.
Located in Otay Mesa, only minutes away from the U.S.-Mexico International Border and adjacent to the future 905 freeway, we are perfectly situated to bring higher education closer to those who live or work in this area.
Our Center reflects a philosophy of service designed to achieve student success. We offer over 170 different courses so you can pursue an associate degree, complete general education requirements for transfer or develop occupational skills for employment.
We also offer a wide array of student services, including Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling and tutoring.
In addition, students have on-site access to Science and Computer Labs, a fitness center, library and bookstore. Consult Student Services for current schedules.
For a brighter future, come pursue your educational goals with us, in a friendly and professional environment. Our dedicated instructors and bilingual staff look forward to assisting you in reaching your educational goals.